Adaptive differentiation coincides with local bioclimatic conditions along an elevational cline in populations of a lichen-forming fungus

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Dal Grande, Francesco; Sharma, Rahul; Meiser, Anjuli; Rolshausen, Gregor; Büdel, Burkhard; Mishra, Bagdevi; Thines, Marco; Otte, Jürgen; Pfenninger, Markus; Schmitt, Imke;
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: BMC Evolutionary Biology,volume 17 (issn: 1471-2148, eissn: 1471-2148)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12862-017-0929-8, pmc: PMC5374679
  • Subject: Research Article | Population genomics | Pool-Seq | Gradient | Adaptation | Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics | Evolution | SNP | Fungi | Symbiosis | QH359-425 | Altitudinal | Climate change
    • ddc: ddc:570

Background Many fungal species occur across a variety of habitats. Particularly lichens, fungi forming symbioses with photosynthetic partners, have evolved remarkable tolerances for environmental extremes. Despite their ecological importance and ubiquity, little is know... View more
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